Jacques Brel metro station

Jacques Brel is a Brussels metro station on the western branch of line 5. It is located in the municipality of Anderlecht, in the western part of Brussels (Belgium). It is named after Belgian singer, songwriter, and poet Jacques Brel.

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Jacques Brel metro station
LocationBoulevard Jules Graindor / Jules Graindorlaan
B-1070 Anderlecht, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
Coordinates50°50′42″N 4°19′07″E / 50.84500°N 4.31861°E / 50.84500; 4.31861Coordinates: 50°50′42″N 4°19′07″E / 50.84500°N 4.31861°E / 50.84500; 4.31861
Owned bySTIB/MIVB
History
Opened6 October 1982; 38 years ago (1982-10-06)
Services
Preceding station   Brussels Metro   Following station
Line 5

The station opened on 6 October 1982 as part of the BeekkantSaint Guidon/Sint-Guido extension of former line 1B. Following the reorganisation of the Brussels metro on 4 April 2009, it is served by line 5. After the City of Brussels commissioned art projects to enhance the metro network, Maurice Wyckaert was appointed to decorate the station.